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Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

If you were always the person that liked to take things apart to see how they worked, a career in engineering could be for you. Engineers are practical, creative, problem solvers who are often good in maths and science.

From Aerospace to Production, from Agriculture to Refrigeration, from Civil to Railway, from Electronic to Mechanical; our courses can give you the underpinning knowledge to progress to apprenticeships, training and Higher Education in these Engineering fields.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Engineering technicians

Annual pay

Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 15% over the period to 2027, adding 12,870 jobs. In the same period, 49% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 41,904 job openings.

Role description

Engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers with the design, development, operation, installation and maintenance of engineering systems and constructions.

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What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Ashford College

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